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Vista Mar Golf & Beach Resort

Vista Mar Golf & Beach Resort (Vista Mar Blvd., Vista Mar Beach Resort, Km. 92, San Carlos, Panama) — located 1 ½ hours southwest of Panama City (off the Pan-American Highway), this is a 6,800 yard, 18-hole, par 72 championship seaside golf course (designed by J. Michael Poellot) that’s part of a resort complex in […]

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Veneto Wyndham Grand Hotel and Casino

Veneto Wyndham Grand Hotel and Casino – this is 40,000 sq feet of exciting gaming action. The casino offers something for every type of gambler. If you are a slots player, there are over 600 slot and video slot and poker machines. Table game players will find all the customary favorites like blackjack, roulette, Texas […]

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Summit Golf & Resort

Summit Golf & Resort (Avenida Omar Torrijos, Panama City) – located just 20 minutes from downtown Panama City, the course is a 6,880 yard, par 72 championship course designed by noted American golf course architect Jeffrey Myers. The course is set on rolling hills overlooking the famous Gaillard Cut of the Panama Canal and the […]

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Surfing

Surfing – young travelers coming from other surfing destinations (such as southern California) will likely want to look into the surfing activities taking place in Panama, which would include destinations such as Playa Venao, Santa Catalina, and Bocas del Toro (among others). There are surf tour operators that such travelers can contact to arrange such […]

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Sports Fishing

Sports Fishing – due to the wealth of sports fishing opportunities awaiting expert fishermen on both the country’s Atlantic and Pacific coasts, various sports fishing charter services are available to book such expeditions. In the Pacific coast, Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Dorado, etc. can be found in open water fishing and Grouper or Snapper in […]

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Playa Venao

Playa Venao (Los Santos province, Azurero Peninsula) – unlike the beaches at the Archipélago de las Perlas (which are only reachable via airplane or ferry boat), this beach is accessible via car from Panama City (taking a 4-hour ride through the Pan American Highway to the Chitre road, which leads to Venao Beach). Budget travelers […]

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Mantaraya Golf Club

Mantaraya Golf Club (Avenida principal Farallón, Km. 115, Carretera Interamericana Farallón, Rio Hato, Panama) — located at Rio Hato, 1 ½ hours from Panama City, along the Pan-American Highway, the naturally scenic world class Mantaraya Golf Course (which is part of Decameron Resorts) is an 18 holes, par 72 course — designed by the internationally […]

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JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort

JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort (340 Calle 3ra Buenaventura, Rio Hato, Panama) – formerly known as the Bristol Buenaventura, it is regarded as the best golf course in Latin America — a 18 hole, par 72 golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. This course is located just 80 miles west of Panama City. […]

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Isla Grande

Isla Grande (beach) – this beach, located on the country’s Atlantic coast, is 1 ½ hour drive from Panama City (via highway), past the famous ruins and Black Christ at Portobelo, to a small town called La Guaira. From here a wooden canoe with an outboard motor will take you to the island—the 10-minute trip […]

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Hotel El Panama Convention Center and Casino

Hotel El Panama Convention Center and Casino (Via España 111, Panama City) – this is so much more than your typical casino. While there is over 20,000 square feet of gaming space, the El Panama offers patrons so much more. For gamblers, there are over 300 slot and video slot machines and 21 table games […]